The fact is, the BSO’s 2019-20 season doesn’t risk enough and lacks a true spirit of adventure.
This album does an excellent job of recapturing some of the glory of the original Miles Davis recordings.
While the orchestra’s program was almost defiantly canonical, it was played with such lightness and energy that you could forgive its disappointing safeness.
Dino Cattaneo saw an opportunity to mark another ruby anniversary with the help of “killer” – his word of choice – local artists.
Far more people would recognize Chet Baker’s name than Jack Sheldon’s — and that is unfortunate.
Rarely does a book leave me questioning the ways in which I understood, or thought I understood, the construction of some of the most formative solos in jazz history.
Springtime hits are on doubt on their way, but let’s not forget about February.
When it comes to jazz, you can be pretty confident that when you put excellent players together — whether they know each other or not — something very good will happen. And it did.
Richard Pittman led the core players of BMV in a confident, evocative reading of the music.
The Boston Lyric Opera is mounting a fabulous staging of Benjamin Britten’s visceral opera.